People

  • Since retiring from HP, Andy Huang lives a random existence, pursuing varied interests.  Perhaps that is the story of his life, having been trained as a rocket scientist, but declining to design bumpers for Ford in favor of laying rails and...

  • Bill Vasconcellos and his wife, Jena Vasconcellos, have been devoted listeners of Boise State Public Radio since the station's early days, and Bill has been one of the station's underwriters for more than a decade, since moving to UBS Financial...

  • Bob Otten is a native Idahoan. He was born in Nampa and raised in the small community of New Plymouth on a dairy farm which had registered Guernsey cows. Bob is a graduate of The College of Idaho with a B. A. in Elementary Education and an M.Ed...

  • Chris Bragg has been a Professor of Communication at the College of Southern Idaho since 1994 and currently serves as the Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness at CSI.  As a graduate of Jerome High School, the College of Southern Idaho,...

  • David Lombardi is a longtime listener to KBSU Radio, a lawyer and partner at Givens Pursley LLP in Boise, Idaho where he focuses his practice on commercial and environmental litigation. 

    David graduated from Stanford University in 1971...

  • Dennis Hall and his wife, Robyn Butler-Hall, moved to Boise from Billings, MT in October, 2016, were they had lived for 38 years. They have 2 sons and daughters-in-law and 4 grand children - half each in Seattle and Boise.

    Prior to his...

  • Jennifer Martinez began working for the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence in November 2016 and is part of a cross movement collaborative in Idaho – a Community of Purpose – to build relationships and leverage power...

  • Originally from Minneapolis, Jeremy does communications and outreach at the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho. He’s been an avid listener and supporter of local public radio since college, even going so far as to stream content from...

  • Julie Adams DeFord is an attorney and owner of DeFord Law, P.C., in Nampa, Idaho, where she practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, guardianship/conservatorship, real estate and business transactions. Julie is a member of the Idaho...

  • Kendal is a 4th generation Idahoan. After years of living and working overseas, she and her family returned to a very different Boise in 2016 to care for parents. She is enjoying the diversity that has come to the state as well as the...

  • Laura Bond has been a listener and supporter of Boise State Public Radio since moving to Boise in 1989.  She actively listens to both KBSU and KBSX, enjoying the variety of musical programming and consuming national and local news.

    Laura...

  • Laurie has been devoted to public radio for over twenty years, serving as Board President of both KUOW/Puget Sound Public Radio and PRX/Public Radio Exchange.  Since working on the staff of the United States Senate after college graduation,...

  • Leon E Smith completed most of his education in Kansas, with a BS degree in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University, and a Juris Doctor degree from Washburn University in Topeka. He also served in the US Army for three years from...

  • Mark Wheeler is the Dean of Extended Studies at Boise State University.  He works to improve educational access for adult learners and other nontraditional populations by offering programs that feature alternative formats and locations. ...

  • Business Office Student Assistant

    Monique is a senior at Boise State University studying English with an emphasis in Rhetoric, Composition, and Communication. She has been an intern for Amberjack Publishing in the past and will be working on a digital literature research...

  • Paul recently retired after a 40+ year career with the US Forest Service.  He worked all across the Rocky Mountains from Nevada to North Dakota before moving to Washington, DC where he retired from his position as Associate Deputy Chief.

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  • Shelley McEuen Howard teaches English at the College of Southern Idaho where she also serves as Chair of the Social Science and Communication Department. A northern Idaho transplant who graduated from Lewiston High School and University of...

  • Susan Bechdel began a career in the outdoor industry as a river guide in the southeastern United States, Mexico, Guatemala, and Chile.  In 1985, Susan and her husband Les founded a river outfitting business, Canyons Incorporated, leading 6-12...

  • Teresa Yragui is an independent financial advisor with more than thirty years of financial industry experience. She advises clients and their families in strategies to reach their financial goals. Prior to founding her investment advisory...

  • Tom Jans and his wife, Deborah, both retired and moved to Boise in 2013 to be closer to their two sons, who live in the Intermountain West. A graduate of Northwestern University, Tom received his MSJ from the Medill School of Journalism in 1972...

  • Tyson Chaplin earned his Master of Educational Technology degree from Boise State University in 2014. He also earned a graduate certificate in Technology Integration and holds teaching certificates in online teaching, special education, and...